ZURICH: FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter said that the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ will not be hosted in January or February out of respect to the Olympic Games, as the Winter Olympics will be held at that time. President Blatter also recognised the work that Qatar is already undertaking in relation to workers’ rights
Also present at today’s media briefing in Doha was the Managing Director of the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee, H.E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Thani, who stressed that governmental and non-governmental organisations in Qatar are working hard to improve standards for workers and residents in the country, and also said that Qatar 2022 will be “an amazing World Cup.”
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